Definitions for back and forth
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word back and forth
back and forth, backward and forward, to and fro(adverb)
moving from one place to another and back again
"he traveled back and forth between Los Angeles and New York"; "the treetops whipped to and fro in a frightening manner"; "the old man just sat on the porch and rocked back and forth all day"
back and forth(Noun)
The movement (of someone or something) forward followed by a return to the same position. May refer to a concept such as an emotional state or a relationship as well as a physical thing.
back and forth(Noun)
Negotiations or discussions between two or more parties, a dialog.
back and forth(Adverb)
From one place to another and back again.
back and forth(Adjective)
Going from one place or position to another and back again.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
She was nervous, she was walking back and forth.
That back and forth will be on for another week or so.
I came back and forth all yesterday and now I'm here again.
I just don't want to hear that they're going back and forth.
There was some back-and-forth between the victims and the suspect.
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Translations for back and forth
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ذهابًا وإيابًاArabic
- hin und herGerman
- edestakainen, edestakaisin, liikeFinnish
- aller-retour, va-et-vientFrench
- viavai, avanti e indietro, andirivieniItalian
- [[para]] [[lá]] [[e]] [[para]] [[cá]], [[para frente]] [[e]] [[para trás]]Portuguese
- de pe o parte pe alta, încoace și încolo, dintr-o parte în alta, peste tot, de colo-colo, peste tot locul, înainte și înapoi, de colo până coloRomanian
- взад-вперёд, туда и обратно, туда-сюдаRussian
- fram och tillbakaSwedish
- ileri geriTurkish
- tới luiVietnamese
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